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New case law on punitive damages

CMS Newsletter Italia | 01 agosto 2017

01/08/2017

With decision no. 16601/2017, the Joint Divisions of the Italian Supreme Court – the most authoritative judicial body which provides uniform interpretation of the laws through a substantial harmonisation of the jurisprudence – held that the common law doctrine of punitive damages is compatible with Italian legal system. 

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CMS Newsletter Italia | 01 agosto 2017
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Paola Ghezzi
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Caterina de Palma